Welcome to the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Welcome to the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Our mission is to advance public and private action on climate change through rigorous, innovative research into economics and policy

We achieve this by bringing together some of the world's leading researchers, from many different disciplines. Find out more about what we do...


Photograph of Andy Gouldson Director of CCCEPSeizing the Global Opportunity: Partnerships for Better Growth and a Better Climate
Speeding up low-carbon development in cities is vital says CCCEP deputy director Prof Andy Gouldson in a major new global report. Reforms could lead to energy savings worth nearly $17 trillion, according to the New Climate Economy report


Planet earthRadical new economic thinking needed to protect our common planetary home 
International conference in Leeds to consider alternative ways of organising the world’s economies to avoid social and environmental devastation.



Pope FrancisNicholas Stern welcomes Pope’s encyclical on the environment as being of ‘enormous significance’ 
Response by Lord Stern to the publication today of the encyclical letter by Pope Francis on ‘Care for Our Common Home’.



ChinaNew study finds China’s emissions likely to peak by 2025
China’s greenhouse gas emissions could peak more than five years earlier than expected, helping to avoid dangerous climate change, according to a new paper published today (8 June).



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